WAACs – Paris

Women’s Army Auxiliary Corp 9th Army: 24 – 28 January 1945

Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps
General Douglas MacArthur called the WAACs “my best soldiers”, adding that they worked harder, complained less, and were better disciplined than men.

The Supreme Headquarters of the Allied Expeditionary Forces – SHAEF –  moved to Versailles in Paris in December 1944.  The American, British and Canadian Armies were co-0rdinated under General Dwight Eisenhower for operations in the European Theatre of War.